9:49 am EDT, October 3, 2013

‘Glee’ season 5’s Cory Monteith tribute song list features new and old hits

Fox has unveiled the songs that will be performed during Glee season 5, episode 3 – the Cory Monteith tribute.

The Cory Monteith tribute song list is as follows. Each one of these songs will be performed by the Glee cast:

– Seasons Of Love (Rent)
– I’ll Stand By You (The Pretenders)
– Fire and Rain (James Taylor)
– If I Die Young (The Band Perry)
– No Surrender (Bruce Springsteen)
– Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan, covered by Adele)

“I’ll Stand By You” was performed by Finn in Glee season 1 to Quinn’s ultrasound in which Finn thought he was the father.

Update: Watch the first video look at the episode released Thursday night.

This appears to be the complete song list for Glee season 5, episode 3 titled “The Quarterback” and will be available to purchase beginning October 15 (five days after the episode airs, but don’t be surprised if this gets released a little earlier).

Series creator Ryan Murphy spoke about the difficulty of filming the tribute episode in August. “I think it turned out to be a lovely tribute, and it’s a very heartfelt look at how young people grieve. After that, we’re going to take two weeks or three weeks down to get our heads together because it’s been a really hard thing to write.”

Glee‘s Cory Monteith/Finn Hudson tribute airs Thursday, October 10 on Fox. Tonight, the second episode of season 5 airs and will wrap up the show’s Beatles tribute.

What do you think of the Cory Monteith tribute line up?

We’ll be sure to share audio, photo, and video previews as they’re released over the next week.

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